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Fibrous root system

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A fibrous root system is the opposite of a taproot system. [1]

8 relations: Coconut, Fern, Monocotyledon, Plant stem, Poaceae, Root, Taproot, Tree.


The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family) and the only species of the genus Cocos.

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A fern is a member of a group of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers.

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Monocotyledons, commonly referred to as monocots, (Lilianae sensu Chase & Reveal) are flowering plants (angiosperms) whose seeds typically contain only one embryonic leaf, or cotyledon.

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Plant stem

A stem is one of two main structural axes of a vascular plant, the other being the root.

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Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.

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In vascular plants, the root is the organ of a plant that typically lies below the surface of the soil.

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A taproot is a large, central, and dominant root from which other roots sprout laterally.

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In botany, a tree is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fibrous_root_system

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